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March 2, 2015

David Ferrer won the Abierto Mexicano Telcel title on Saturday, beating top-seeded Kei Nishikori 6-3, 7-5 to win his fourth Acapulco title. The Spaniard improved his record thus far in 2015 to 18-1.

March 2, 2015

Rafael Nadal won his first title in almost nine months on Sunday, rolling past Argentina’s Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-1 to capture the Argentina Open crown. Nadal earned the crucial break late in the opening set and served out the rest to take it 6-4.

March 2, 2015

Lucie Safarova beat Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-3 to win the Qatar Total Open in Doha. The win is the biggest of the Czech’s career and gives her the first Premier-level championship.

March 2, 2015

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has announced that it will be hosting thousands of youth tennis events throughout the month of March as part of the celebration of World Tennis Day on March 10. 

February 27, 2015

Victoria Azarenka won her 14th consecutive match at the Qatar Total Open on Friday, battling back from a set down to beat Venus Williams 2-6, 6-2, 6-4.

February 27, 2015

The Dubai Duty Free Championships title match is all set and will feature the top two players in the world, as world number one Novak Djokovic and world number two Roger Federer each won their semifinal contests on Friday.

February 27, 2015

American qualifier Ryan Harrison continued his stellar run at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco, Mexico on Thursday night, defeating sixth-seeded Ivo Karlovic 4-6, 7-6(0), 7-6(4) to reach the semifinals.

February 26, 2015

American qualifier Ryan Harrison notched the first top 10 win of his career on Wednesday, knocking off the 10th-ranked Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 4-6, 6-0 at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel. Harrison entered the match with a 0-22 record against top 10 opponents, but converted on five of nine break point chances to move past the Bulgarian in one hour and 49 minutes.

February 26, 2015

Borna Coric of Croatia pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the young year on Thursday, storming past world number three Andy Murray 6-1, 6-3 to reach the Dubai Duty Free Championships semifinals.

February 26, 2015

Two talented junior players will once again be featured as part of the annual BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden. The match, presented by HEAD Penn Racquet Sports, will feature Cori “Coco” Gauff and Gabriella Price as part of World Tennis Day on Tuesday, March 10.

February 25, 2015

Novak Djokovic rolled into the quarterfinals of the Dubai Duty Free Championships on Wednesday, defeating Russia’s Andrey Golubev 6-1, 6-2 in just over an hour.

February 25, 2015

The North Carolina women remain atop the ITA Division I College Tennis Rankings for the second straight week, while the USC men leap back ahead of Oklahoma after the Sooners were upset by Texas A&M this week. This is the first ranking edition of the spring that is based on a computerized point-per-match formula, which caused several major changes.  

February 25, 2015

StarGames Inc. and MSG, promoters of the eighth annual BNP Paribas Showdown and World Tennis Day, have announced that the USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), has been selected as the official charity of the BNP Paribas Showdown for the second consecutive year.

February 24, 2015

The USTA and United States Davis Cup Captain Jim Courier have announced that top-ranked American and world number 20 John Isner, world number 45 Donald Young, and the world’s number one doubles team of Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan will represent the U.S. in the 2015 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group First Round against Great Britain. 

February 24, 2015

Premium polarized sunglasses brand Maui Jim has announced a new global partnership with the ATP, in which the Hawaiian company will become the Official Eyewear of the ATP World Tour.

February 24, 2015

Playing in his first match since rising to number three in the world rankings, third-seeded Andy Murray knocked off Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller 6-4, 7-5 on Monday night to advance to the second-round of the Dubai Duty Free Championships.

February 23, 2015

Roger Federer began his attempt for a seventh Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Mikhail Youzhny in the first-round Monday.

February 23, 2015

Simona Halep beat Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 7-6(4) to capture the Dubai Duty Free Championships on Saturday, winning her second title of this season.

February 23, 2015

Ivo Karlovic defeated American Donald Young 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday to become the oldest player to win the Delray Beach Open in the tournament’s 23-year history. The 6’11 Croat is less than a week away from his 36th birthday, becoming the oldest player to an ATP World Tour singles title since Jimmy Connors at Tel Aviv in 1989.

February 20, 2015

Rafael Nadal reached the Rio Open quarterfinals on Thursday, defeating fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno-Busta 7-5, 6-3.

February 20, 2015

Simona Halep stormed back from a set down to upend third-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-1, 6-1 on Thursday to advance to the Dubai Duty Free Championships title match.

February 20, 2015

Tennis is ever evolving. Professional players are getting faster, stronger and bigger at a greater rate. Rackets, strings, training methods and strokes are changing just as fast. A broad spectrum of online teaching and information is at our fingertips. 

February 19, 2015

Italian Simone Bolelli notched the first top 10 win of his career on Thursday, knocking off the top seeded Milos Raonic 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(3) at the Open 13 in Marseille, France.

February 19, 2015

Simona Halep made her way into the Dubai Duty Free Championships semifinals on Thursday afternoon, knocking off sixth-seeded Russian Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 1-6, 7-5, avenging her defeat to Makarova at last month’s Australian Open.